Lil Wayne is in “good spirits” after suffering a minor seizure, his spokesman has confirmed.
The 33-year-old star is now in a stable condition.
Reports say the Grammy winning rapper was on a private plane flying from Wisconsin to California when the seizure happened.
According to celebrity website TMZ, the flight had to make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska.
“As Wayne’s reps we can confirm that he did experience a minor seizure earlier this afternoon,” the star’s spokesman Derek Sherron said.
“Under the guidance of his own doctors, he is now in a stable condition and good spirits.
“He thanks his fans for their everlasting support, prayers and well wishes.”
Omaha television station KETV reported that Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, was taken to CHI Health Creighton University Medical Centre.
His spokesman wouldn’t confirm if he is still in hospital.
This is the fourth high-profile seizure the rapper has suffered in the past four years, dating back to October 2012.
Lil Wayne has said that he suffers seizures due to stress, lack of rest and overworking himself.
The New Orleans-born rapper began his professional career at the age of nine, when he became the youngest artist to be signed by Cash Money Records.
It will be recalled that we reported yesterday that an Omaha Airport Authority can confirm that a medical divert call came in around 2:36 local time. When ambulance and the rescue fire department responded, the party refused treatment. The plane departed after authorities terminated the response 30 minutes after the initial call came in.
It was later learned that the jet arrived again at 3:56 p.m. where the passenger on board was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. The passenger walked off the plane under his own power.